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Re: cproto regression in jessie

On Fri, May  8, 2015 at 10:00:41 -0500, Kenneth Pronovici wrote:

> Dear Stable Release Team,
> In April of 2013 (version 4.7j-7), I converted cproto to debhelper 7.
> In the process, I accidentally lost the only option I was passing to
> configure (--enable-llib).  As a result, I disabled the -X
> command-line option.   This means there is a functional regression
> between wheezy (version 4.7j-5) and jessie (version 4.7l-3), and the
> manpage is also wrong.  (See bug #784719, filed yesterday.)
> I will upload a fix to unstable sometime soon.  I am writing to see
> whether it would be possible to fix this regression in jessie with an
> upload to proposed-updates-new.  The only change I intend to make
> between 4.7l-3 and 4.7l-4 is to fix debian/rules to properly pass the
> --enable-llib flag.
> The changes between upstream versions 4.7j and 4.7l are minor and do
> not involve the functionality controlled by --enable-llib.   So, the
> behavior in 4.7l-4 (proposed for jessie) should be the same as we saw
> in 4.7j-5 (wheezy).  If you would like, I can provide a diff between
> the two upstream versions, so you can see the specific changes that
> were made.
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